Being honest isn't easy

Keep Crazy to Yourself. I’ve Got My Own to Deal With.

Jun. 6, 2018 by

Maybe I’m being harsh. You know, all that love your enemies and deny yourself stuff. Maybe I should be okay with someone yelling at me as they speed by or calling me stupid when I keep pulling even though the

Weasel Words Hurt More Than Help – Dump ‘em and Speak Truth

Weasel Words Hurt More Than Help – Dump ‘em and Speak Truth

Jun. 16, 2016 by

Weasel Word – A word used in order to avoid being clear or direct. (Merriam-Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary) So close. I’ve been telling folks I’ve completed my second novel in the Balustrade series. I just have to weed out some weasel

Real Life Takes Down the Happy Place, but Can’t Beat the Fiercely Loved

Real Life Takes Down the Happy Place, but Can’t Beat the Fiercely Loved

Apr. 28, 2016 by

Why didn’t I take the blue pill? Sometimes we choose a lie instead of what’s real because, let’s face it, reality hurts.  Life’s been hard lately. That’s ironic because exactly two weeks ago I wrote in my journal about how

Out of the Maddening Silence —- Let the Quiet People Shout

Out of the Maddening Silence —- Let the Quiet People Shout

Nov. 14, 2013 by

  There are two types of quiet people (that’s not counting the sneaky ones or the sleepy ones). There are those who feel very comfortable and happy with being quiet, and there are those who constantly feel put down and

I Was Naked, and I Clothed You

I Was Naked, and I Clothed You

Jun. 3, 2013 by

Making mistakes is never pretty. As a matter of fact, it can be downright embarrassing, but it doesn’t have to be a total loss. My husband has taken “giving the shirt off your back” to an entirely new level. (I

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